North Lanarkshire

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North Lanarkshire
North Lanrikshire
Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath
North Lanarkshire in Scotland.svg
Coordinates: 55°49′44″N 3°55′19″W / 55.829°N 3.922°W / 55.829; -3.922Coordinates: 55°49′44″N 3°55′19″W / 55.829°N 3.922°W / 55.829; -3.922
Admin HQ Motherwell
Government
 • Body North Lanarkshire Council
 • Control Labour minority (council NOC)
 • MPs
 • MSPs
Area
 • Total 181.4 sq mi (469.9 km2)
Area rank Ranked 19th
Population (mid-2016 est.)
 • Total 339,400
 • Rank Ranked 4th
 • Density 1,870/sq mi (722/km2)
ONS code S12000044
ISO 3166 code GB-NLK
Website www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk

North Lanarkshire is a county in the central part of Scotland. It is small compared to nearby South Lanarkshire. The area was formed in 1996.

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